Subject: Re: 160MB/s (was Re: scsibus capabilities.)
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 05/20/2002 19:27:41
On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 12:56:05PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Friday, May 17, 2002 at 08:20:26 (-0700), Matthew Jacob wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: 160MB/s (was Re: scsibus capabilities.)
> > On Fri, 17 May 2002, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > > On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 04:14:08PM -0700, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> > > > On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 07:01:10PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > re-porting the FreeBSD AHC driver should not require chip docs..... :-)
> > > >
> > > > The current FreeBSD ahc driver is currently somewhat split up for
> > > > OS-independent and OS-dependent bits, too.
> > >
> > > Yes, but it's really tied to CAM and doesn't fit too well with our scsi layer.
> > > Doing a proper port would require a few changes to the OS-independant
> > > driver part, and for this I needs adaptec docs (from what I remember when
> > > I looked at this stuff some months ago).
> > No- it's not tied to CAM anymore since Justin did a fair job of
> > reaarchitecting it into OS and core portions so it'd run on Linux && FreeBSD.
> and of course there's already an example port of an earlier version to
> NetBSD too..... :-)
> You can do it! I know you can! :-)
Yes, and others could too. But it would not be as clean as it one would like,
and I don't guarantee that the driver will be as stable as one would expect.
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>